REPORT: Black students suspended three times as often as white peers

No state in the country has greater concerns with disciplinary discrimination than Minnesota.

In an in-depth New York Times article published on Sunday, it was revealed that nationally, black students are suspended from school at three times the rate of their white peers. But in the state of Minnesota, that number nearly triples, as black students are suspended eight times as often as white students.

A telling part of the story reveals the descriptive language used towards black students as opposed to their white counterparts. White children with behavioral issues were labeled as “gifted but can’t use his words,” or “high strung.” Other descriptions included “had a hard day.”

Conversely, black students were labeled as “destructive” and “violent,” as well as “cannot be managed.

Read the full NY Times story HERE.


Nursery and Preschool Ministry

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Nursery and Preschool Ministry

West Angeles’ Nursery and Preschool Ministries  operates every Sunday morning at the West Angeles Cathedral during the 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM services.  Our hours of operation are 7:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Nursery Ministry –

The Nursery Ministry accommodates infants and toddlers up to 2 years old.  This ministry is located in the Cry Room at the West Angeles Cathedral.

Preschool Ministry –

The Preschool Ministry accommodates potty-trained toddlers and kinder-aged children between 3-5 years old.  Our little ones actively participate in praise & worship, as well as activities which teach them about our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Bring your children ages 3-5 to the Cathedral Hangar before Sunday morning services (behind the Cathedral parking lot).  The maximum room capacity is 10 children and 3 adults.

Light snacks are served during this time of ministry.

For information on our Children’s Ministry, please click HERE to download our Youth Sector Brochure. Click HERE to visit our Children’s Ministry page.

Nursery and Preschool

Preschool and Nursery Ministry